In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (ii) in the Explanation to clause (d) of the proviso to clause (5) of section 43 of the Income-tax Act, 1961(43 of 1961) read with sub-rule (4) of rule 6DDB of the Income-tax Rules, 1962, the Central Government hereby notifies the following stock exchanges as recognised stock exchanges for the purposes of the said clause with effect from the date of publication of this notification.in the Official Gazette, namely:-
2. The Central Government may withdraw the recognition granted to the stock exchange if any of the conditions prescribed in rule 6DDA of the income-tax Rules, 1962, subject to which the recognition is granted, is violated.
3. This notification shall remain in force until the approval granted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India is withdrawn or expires, or this notification is rescinded by the Central Government as provided in sub-rule (5) of rule 6DDB of the Income-tax Rules, 1962.
The said Notification notifies Bombay Stock Exchange Limited, Mumbai and National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai as recognised Stock Exchanges for the purposes of clause (d) of the proviso to section 43(5) of the Income-tax Act, 1961. An eligible transaction in respect of trading in derivatives carried out on these two Stock Exchanges with effect from 25th January, 2006 shall not be deemed to be speculative transaction. The expression ‘eligible transaction’ is defined in the Explanation appearing after the proviso to section 43(5) of the Income-tax Act, 1961.